Finger Knit Loopy Mermaid Tail Blanket — Loop-it™ Yarn is the perfect toddler snuggie! Make this project with the finger knitting fun yarn, Loop-it™ by Red Heart Yarns.
UPDATE: It’s no longer as easy to find Loop It Yarn. However, you can use Bernat Alize Blanket – EZ yarn in exactly the same way. Feel free to substitute this yarn in any of the Loop It Free Patterns you want to use.
Marly Bird shows you how to use this puffy loop yarn in the round, how to knit, how to join yarn, and how to k2tog with loop-it. There is no reason a beginner knitter or beginner crochet can not make this mermaid tail blanket today!
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What is Loop-It Yarn:
This loopy, puffy yarn is great for blankets, scarves, cowls, hats, ponchos, etc. You name it, and you can finger knit it with this great Loop-it by Red Heart Yarn!
Red Heart is at it again with a BRAND NEW YARN just for you. This yarn is not just for knitters and crocheters though, it is for all crafters. You can learn the mechanics of knitting with this loopy yarn and without having to wrangle the needles to get that really great knit look. How do you knit without needle? Well, that’s easy, you use your fingers!
Want to learn more about this great new yarn? You can check out the full review of Loop-It Yarn that I did on the blog and get a list of video tutorials to teach you how to use it.
About the Pattern:
This video tutorial will show you how to make the Loopy Mermaid Tale Blanket. Perfect for the beginner or someone who doesn’t know how to knit or crochet. Using the Loop-It yarn from Red Heart you won’t need any needles or hooks to work on this project.
Although this pattern is labeled as a blanket it really is something a little more. Rather than being a traditional blanket that you would lay over your lap you get to put your legs inside the tail when you use it. This is a great blanket for a kid, or any mermaid lover. Best of all not matter your age or skill you can make this blanket on your own.
Be sure to check out all of the Loop-it colors, including the new ones that have just been added. In this pattern the designer used a variegated color for the body of the tail and then a sold color for the fin. Feel free to grab your favorite color and try out something different. Make it all in one solid color or try your hand at stripes.
All of my video tutorial so far using Loop-it yarn have showed you how to work flat. Through this video and project you will learn how to use Loop-it in the round. This will take your use of the yarn to the next level.